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Jewish Foundation for the Righteous

Searching out and recognizing goodness

three stars

86.08

305 Seventh Avenue Nineteenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 727-9955   Web Site
EIN: 13-3807016

Board Leadership
Harvey Schulweis
Chairman

CEO
Stanlee Stahl
Executive Vice President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.08 three stars
  Financial 80.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) was established in 1986 to fulfill the traditional Jewish commitment to hakarot hatov, the searching out and recognition of goodness. JFR provides financial assistance to aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. In addition to providing needed financial assistance to rescuers each month, the Foundation has a national Holocaust education program. The goal of the program is to educate middle and high school teachers about the history of the Holocaust and to provide them with the resources to integrate this knowledge into their classrooms.

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) was established in 1986 to fulfill the traditional Jewish commitment to hakarot hatov, the searching out and recognition of goodness. JFR provides financial assistance to aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. In addition to providing needed financial assistance to rescuers each month, the Foundation has a national Holocaust education program. The goal of the program is to educate middle and high school teachers about the history of the Holocaust and to provide them with the resources to integrate this knowledge into their classrooms.

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Financial

three stars

80.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.06
  Program Expenses Growth -8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Foundation for the Righteous on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Foundation for the Righteous on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (NY) 86.08 three stars
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Tuesday's Children (NY) 87.31 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County (WA) 85.01 three stars
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (TX) 95.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,060,281
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $152,252
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,212,533
   Program Service Revenue $30,521
Total Primary Revenue $2,243,054
   Other Revenue $344,575
TOTAL REVENUE $2,587,629
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,829,433
   Administrative Expenses $165,525
   Fundraising Expenses $358,365
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,353,323
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $234,306
   
Net Assets $8,924,792

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Rescuer Support Program $1,631,750 89.2%
Education Programs $197,683 10.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/01/2017 86.08 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 79.89 two stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 70.85 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 80.30 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.88 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.11 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.86 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.51 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 86.58 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 95.95 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 91.12 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 89.45 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 81.32 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 80.83 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 77.77 two stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 88.28 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 77.73 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3807016
Name in IRS Master File THE JEWISH FOUNDATION FOR THE RIGHTEOUS INC
NTEE Code A99
NTEE Classification Arts, Culture, and Humanities N.E.C.
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$242,069 10.28% Stanlee Stahl Executive Vice President

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
305 Seventh Avenue
Nineteenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 727-9955
fax: (212) 727-9956
EIN: 13-3807016

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Board Leadership

Harvey Schulweis
Chairman

CEO

Stanlee Stahl
Executive Vice President

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